1. Two Years Running: Lincecum Wins Cy Young Second Year In a Row

    And the 2009 Cy Young Award goes to...Tim Lincecum. For the second year in a row Tim "The Freak" Lincecum, took home the hardware, earning the Cy Young Award for the National League, given to the finest pitcher in the league...

    Nick  Tyson Written by Nick Tyson about almost 5 years ago 381 reads 1 comments

  2. NCAA Cross Country: Stanford The Team To Beat

    How many years has it been since we have not been gazing upwards at the Division One cross country dynasty that is Oregon Cross Country?  They were the Yankees of college running, truly...

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  3. Looking Back: Responding To Ted Keith's Pre-Season Predictions

    On February 23rd of the new year, Sports Illustrated's Ted Keith published an article entitled Five bold predictions for 2009. If you are unfamiliar with the article, here is a link to it for you to see the original online http://sportsillustrated...

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  4. BJ Upton And The Cubs: A Match Fit For Marriage?

    Well Cub’s fans, the season is essentially over, save for a game vs. the D-Backs today that could not mean anything less, with the exception of watching some young prospects...

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  5. Minor Leaguers To Watch 9/26

    The season is coming to its end, and the postseason is almost upon us. Here I will take a quick look at a few of the top minor leaguers as the year comes to a close...

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  6. Milton Bradley, Counting Down The Days

    Well, it looks as though Milton Bradley may not only be done for the season, but done as a Cub. The season has less than half a month left of is looking more and more like a playoff-less Cub’s ...

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  7. BABIP Numbers Speak for Themselves, Luck or Not

    There is a certain amount of luck in Major League Baseball, those aspects of the game that are really very much out of the players’ hands. Some people believe that batting average per balls in play is one of such statistics...

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  8. I Pledge Allegiance, to the Chiefs

    As soon as I knew football, I knew the Kansas City Chiefs. Honestly, that is how fast it came. Well, maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration. It all started off with tangibles...

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  9. 2009 Chief's Preview: Because This Year Will Be Different

    In the 2009-2010 NFL season the only place to go from here is up. After a miserable 2-14 finish in the 2008-2009 season, the Kansas City Chiefs look to wipe the slate clean this upcoming season...

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  10. Alfonso Soriano: Still Top of the Order

    Week one is in the books and the Chicago Cubs are off to a relatively hot start again. The starting pitching looks rock solid, with only Ted Lilly seeming lackluster, and for the most part the lineup is strong as well...

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  11. Lou's Mistake: Promoting Kevin Gregg To The Closer's Role

    Yesterday, manager Lou Pinella announced that Kevin Gregg had won the closer’s job over the 26-year-old Carlos Marmol. Marmol will continue as the Cubs primary set-up man, and yet another year will go by without him in the ninth inning...

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  12. Learning from Mistakes: 10 Players Who Must Make Adjustments in 2009

    A new year of baseball is almost upon us, and I am getting excited to say the least. Today I take a look back at some of the under-performers from 2008, and discuss which players must make adjustments in their game-play to have a successful 2009...

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  13. The Three Worst Things About March Madness

    I will be honest, I am not a college sports fan. I really don't try to act like I am either. If I am going to talk about NCAA Basketball at this time of the year, I'll sure as hell read up on what I'm saying as to not sound like an idiot...

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  14. Benchwarmers: Grading the Chicago Cubs' Reserves

    With the season beginning in just over a week, there still seem to exist quite a few question marks with your very own Chicago Cubs. It has been rumored today that Samardzija was optioned to Triple A where he will begin the 2009 season...

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  15. Indications of Success: How Young Players Can Show They Have Bright Futures

    Every time we see a minor-league pitcher throw a shutout, or fan 10, or see a batter hit two home runs in one game, or drive in five, we immediately picture them as future major league stars...

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  16. Going for Gold: Five Players Who Wish They Hadn't Taken the Money

    Baseball is essentially a money game these days. Withe the exception of a few teams, teams with the higest payrolls win year after year by signing the biggest names for the biggest bucks...

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  17. MLB Studs Turned Fantasy Duds

    In baseball, there is a clear difference between an average player and a great player. The same goes for the fantasy side of the game...

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  18. American League: Who Will Shine in Five Years?

    It is 2009 and the start of a new MLB season. The sun is shining and the diamond is ready to be marched on by the baseball team armies. Opening Day is fast approaching and soon the numbers will reveal who are the top-level players of 2009...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball: Top Closers

    #1 Joe Nathan Nathan is the definition of CONSISTENCY and that is why I give him the edge over Jonathon Papelbon. Papelbon is on a much better team, and so Boston will certainly win more games...

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  20. How High Schools Maintain Perennial Success In Athletics

    You’re the leading runner on the Hinsdale Cross Country team, and you’re all alone—not a teammate in sight—amidst dirt trails that crisscross like railroad tracks shooting off in every direction...

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  21. The Keys To Success for 2009's MLB Franchises

    Today, I will embark on an exploration deep into Major League Baseball. I plan on investigating each of the franchises and coming up with one obstacle, that, if they overcome, will allow each team to be successful in 2009...

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